Press Releases

02/04/15 | Today, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) sided with anti-immigration restrictionists in his Party by voting to invoke cloture on a House-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that includes unnecessary, anti-immigrant riders and plays politics with the operations of this […] | Read More »

02/04/15 | Republicans Can’t Get Over Obsession with Deporting DREAMers and their Families Today, for the second time in two days, Senate Republicans failed to invoke cloture on a House-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill […] | Read More »

02/03/15 | Bill Supported by Senator Gardner Included Poison Pill Riders to Gut Key Immigration Programs Today, Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) sided with anti-immigration restrictionists in his Party by voting to invoke cloture on a House-passed Department of […] | Read More »

02/03/15 | Bill Supported by Senator Paul Included Poison Pill Riders to Gut Key Immigration Programs  Today, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) sided with anti-immigration restrictionists in his Party by voting to invoke cloture on a House-passed Department of […] | Read More »

02/03/15 | Do They Really Want to Keep Having the Same Fight Every Few Months? Today, Senate Republicans failed to invoke cloture on a House-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that would overturn last November’s […] | Read More »

02/02/15 | “GOP Holds Security Hostage to Immigration” In Congress, Republicans continue to insist that funding for the Department of Homeland Security be held up unless the President and Senate Democrats agree to end deferred action programs […] | Read More »

01/30/15 | Sen. Durbin, DREAMer, Legal Expert Talk Legislative and Judicial Landscape on Immigration                             Listen to a recording of today’s call here. On this […] | Read More »

01/29/15 | All three former Secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including two Republicans, are calling on Republicans to stop insisting that homeland security funding be tied to the GOP’s ideological battle against the President’s […] | Read More »

01/27/15 | In a strong show of unity, Senate Democrats joined together and sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today calling on him to pass a long-term Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill […] | Read More »

01/27/15 |  Will Senate GOP Really Turn Critical Hearing on Attorney General Nominee into Anti-Immigrant Brawl? In Congress and on the campaign trail, Republicans have been busy in the new year burnishing their anti-immigrant brand image.  In Washington, most of […] | Read More »

01/26/15 | It looks like the promised Republican vision of “responsible governance” has a decidedly anti-immigrant bent.  In both chambers of Congress and in the early stages of the 2016 campaign, the Republican Party is adopting and […] | Read More »

01/23/15 | In his latest article entitled, “Steve King Won’t Be GOP’s Sister Souljah”, Frank Wilkinson of Bloomberg View examines how the nativist views of Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is poisoning the GOP brand and hurting the […] | Read More »

01/22/15 | All the Resources You Need Ahead of Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit This weekend, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is gathering a majority of the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls at the Iowa Freedom Summit, where the likes of Chris Christie, […] | Read More »

01/22/15 | Immigration reform champion Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) has been taking to the Senate floor regularly to describe the transformative impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is having on people’s lives.  You’d think […] | Read More »

01/22/15 | Iowans from Across the State Send Clear Message to 2016 Hopefuls & Preview Plans for Targeting Candidates on Immigration at Saturday’s Summit Listen to a recording of today’s call here. This weekend,  Rep. Steve King […] | Read More »

01/21/15 | Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (R-AL) is expected to be selected by his Republican colleagues to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration. He’ll be assisted by Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who’s expected to be […] | Read More »

01/21/15 | This Saturday, leading Republican presidential contenders will travel to Iowa to attend anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King’s “Freedom Summit.”  As the Des Moines Register previews, the event is “already pegged by the campaign-industrial complex as the […] | Read More »

01/20/15 | In a new column posted on Fusion’s website titled “Republicans, This is Personal,” journalist Jorge Ramos explains why immigration is such a personal and passionate issue for many Latinos in America.  Ramos, who has been […] | Read More »